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What are the organizational and societal functions of Public Relations?

Can you please explain and give your personal opinion, of what are the organizational and societal functions of Public Relations? Please differentiate between both.

How do you categorize organizational and societal functions of P/R?

What similarities and differences exist between the both?

Please give some scenarios and examples of these questions.

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Organizational functions of public relations include efforts to help an organization and its public adapt mutually to each other. These activities include developing overall plans and policies with other executives, writing, researching, preparing materials, maintaining contacts, responding to inquiries, helping advertising or sales promotion work to support marketing, handling industry and governmental relations, employee investor relations and conflict meditation etc... Briefly the core point of organizational functions is the interests of the company, such as helping the organization in different functions, like marketing and advertising, ...

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The 341 word, cited solution explains the functions of public relations and then responds to a question from the student for further discussion.